german empire

  1. German Grand Duchy of Alsace-Lorraine?

    There was a thread on this a few years ago which I will be referencing, but I wanted to try and restart this conversation. According to The Failure to Prevent World War I: The Unexpected Armageddon By Hall Gardner, in March 1911 the French government was fairly certain that Germany wanted to...
  2. WW1 Stalemate after Kaiserschlacht succeeds

    Germany takes Amiens and Hazeboruck in 1918, and eventually theyd take the channel ports and Rheims too. France’s governement falls and is replaced with pacifists who start negociations, the rest of the entente joins.US is still in and the peace is mediated by the pope. What would the terms of...
  3. Verdun in the Spring Offensives

    After having David Zabecki's book on the Spring Offensives i've found that some generals advocated for a divisionarry attack on Verdun. If this was launched waht would be the results?
  4. Falkenhayn sacked earlier

    Anyway to get Falkenhayn sacked earlier?
  5. SunZi

    WI: No Franco-Prussian War ?

    The Franco-Prussian War of 1870 had many consequences in the history of Europe and the world at the end of the 19th century. This war poorly prepared by the French Empire cost him many men, the loss of Alsace and Lorraine, a military occupation and the collapse of the imperial regime then in...
  6. CP victory pods

    Some CP victory pods that arent: Italy neutral or Cp, Germany wins Marne, Spring Offensives suceeds, US doesnt join WW1. Also preferably make the POD on the CP side or something that isnt made by an Entente change.
  7. Falkenhayn's Spring Offensive

    If Germany won lets say Verdun, Falkenhayn never gets sacked and there is no Hindenburg programm and an early B-L by the Soviets. Italy was knocked out of the war by Caporetto. How would the spring offensive be planned in this situation.
  8. Brusilov Offensive fails with POD on the Austro German side

    Basically is there any way the offensive fails with a pod on the Austro German side?
  9. Wi: the Walramian branch of the house of Nassau died out before 1866

    OTL the Ottonian branch of the house of Nassau was the first to go extinct in the male line in 1890, ending the personal union between the Netherlands an Luxembourg, But what if instead the Walramian branch died out first especially before the annexation of the duchy of Nassau in 1866, probably...
  10. Germany focuses on on the Eastern Front in 1916

    How do you get Germany to go on the offensive in 1916, would the offensive succeded? How far would it penetrate into the Russian lines and how would it affect the rest pf the war and the Russian Revolutions?
  11. What If Elisabeth of Hesse and By Rhine married Wilhelm II instead of Grand Duke Sergei?

    I recently found out that Wilhelm had a crush on his cousin, Elisabeth of Hesse and had attempted to propose to her which she rejected him. What type of effects would this marriage had caused if Elisabeth had accepted it? Would this had toned down Wilhelm's views and possibly keep the German...
  12. Sequel de Mayo (Cinco de Mayo, Vol. II)

    Sequel de Mayo (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Table of Contents Previous Thread: Cinco de Mayo (2022 Turtledove Winner - Colonialism and Revolutions) Prologue Part I - Coming Soon!
  13. BloodAndIron

    WI/AHC Prussophile/Germanophile Japan during Meiji Restoration

    The Meiji Restoration was a time of foreign assistance in Japan. Much of this was indeed from Prussia/Germany, especially in the medical and military fields. But overall the Japanese would choose the British as their ally long-term, due to their naval power. I have a challenge for you, make...
  14. Friedrich der Große

    Napoleonic situation after WW1

    Today, I read that a German victory in WW1 by a succesfull Westfeldzug in 1914 or a East First strategy could result in a situation like the Napoleonic Wars, where Britain every time built new coalitions against France (ITTL Germany). Is this plausible?
  15. Friedrich der Große

    Different Eastern Front in WW1

    What if Germany won WW1 in 1914 by winning by the Schlieffen Plan succeeding or winning the Race to the Sea? My question is how the Eastern Front will develop on military area. Will Hindenburg and Ludendorff stay as commanders and with that will the “Hindenburg Myth” still occure, or would there...
  16. Friedrich der Große

    Social consequences of WW1

    Last day, I saw two video’s from AlternateHistoryHub about a German victory in WW1. Important is that this happens in a “East First-scenario”, in which Germany focuses on Russia first and later defeat France (1917). Britain will still join the allies. In the second video, the social...
  17. Oba Cahokia

    How would the Ottomans and Austria Hungary collapse after WW1 in a Central Powers Victory?

    What would be the countries they split into, how much longer will they last before falling apart, what would the borders look like, What impact would this have on the rest of the world?
  18. Friedrich der Große

    German supreme command (OHL) in an alternate WW1

    If the Central Powers go East first in WW1, how would the supreme command (Oberste Heeresleitung, OHL) look and develop during the war? Will Moltke still form it with Falkenhayn, or will we get Ludendorff still in? And will Hindenburg still play a role in the German army, because he retired...
  19. Friedrich der Große

    German elections in a Kaiserreich scenario

    What would be the electoral consequences of a Kaiserreich-like scenario in Germany? How would the Reichstag elections develop after WW1 en further into the future? Will there be a united conservative people’s party composed of the traditional conservative Deutschkonservatieve Partei (DKP) and...
  20. Oba Cahokia

    Africa in Central Powers Victory.

    In a TL where the Central Powers do win WW1. We have a pretty good idea of what happens to Europe but what be the border changes in Africa? Will there be no border changes? Some colonies becoming independent countries? Will decolonization happen in this timeline?